[Swift Reviews] ‘The Meaning of Birds’ by Jaye Robin Brown (ARC)

"Oh god. Stork rhymes with dork. Which I am. Because there’s no way you wanted all that trivia. Sorry, I’m ridiculously into birds. It’s a sickness.” Before, Jessica has always struggled with anger issues, but come sophomore year that all changes when Vivi crashes into her life. As their relationship blossoms, Vivi not only helps …

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[UKYA Features] “The Truth About Keeping Secrets” by Savannah Brown

A new installation on my blog that I hope to do with semi-regular frequency is this new idea I've had called "UKYA Features" which is exactly what it sounds like - it's a feature to highlight UKYA (or sometimes UK adult) literature. UKYA is such an incredible, diverse area - but it's also one that …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘Impostors’ by Scott Westerfeld

Frey and Rafi are inseparable...two edges of the same knife. But Frey's very existence is a secret. Frey is Rafi's twin sister--and her body double. Their powerful father has many enemies, and the world had grown dangerous as the old order falls apart. So while Rafi was raise to be the perfect daughter, Frey has …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘Bonfire’ by Krysten Ritter

“For her daughter, for her job, for that sophomore behind the dumpsters, men who get to do anything they want, and the people who are taken advantage of. Because isn’t that, ultimately, what the case comes down to?There are the people of the world who squeeze and the ones who suffocate.” It has been ten …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘Every Heart A Doorway’ by Seanan Macguire

Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else. But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children. Nancy tumbled once, but now she’s back. The things she’s experienced... …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘Alienated: Grounded at Groom Lake’ by Jeff Norton

Fourteen-year-old Sherman Capote is an Air Force brat used to moving schools. But he's never been to a place like Groom Lake High, the high school for aliens at Area 51. It's a totally alien environment filled with cliques and bullies, but he makes friends with a gang of galactic misfits: Octo, a quick-witted Ventitent …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘The Light Between Worlds’ by Laura E. Weymouth

Six years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell were swept from war-torn England and into a woodland fantasy kingdom. Now back in the real world, eldest sister Philippa is relieved, but Evelyn is grieving for the magical place she called home. When she goes missing, Philippa must confront the truth of what happened to them, and …

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